Commit 06d2c09f authored by Jeff Blaine's avatar Jeff Blaine

Show username SSH config example

parent 39ad10f9
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## Tip: Non-default OpenSSH key file names or locations
If, for whatever reason, you decide to specify a non-default location and filename for your Gitlab SSH key pair, you must configure your SSH client to find your Gitlab SSH private key for connections to your Gitlab server (perhaps gitlab.com).
For OpenSSH clients, this is handled in the `~/.ssh/config` file with a stanza similar to the following:
If, for whatever reason, you decide to specify a non-default location and filename for your Gitlab SSH key pair, you must configure your SSH client to find your Gitlab SSH private key for connections to your Gitlab server (perhaps gitlab.com). For OpenSSH clients, this is handled in the `~/.ssh/config` file with a stanza similar to the following:
```
#
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Host gitlab.com
RSAAuthentication yes
IdentityFile ~/my-ssh-key-directory/my-gitlab-private-key-filename
User mygitlabusername
```
Another example
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IdentityFile ~/my-ssh-key-directory/company-com-private-key-filename
```
Due to the wide variety of SSH clients and their very large number of configuration options, further explanation of this topic is beyond the scope of this document.
Note in the gitlab.com example above a username was specified to override the default chosen by OpenSSH (your local username). This is only required if your local and remote usernames differ.
Due to the wide variety of SSH clients and their very large number of configuration options, further explanation of these topics is beyond the scope of this document.
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